Life Wear Technologies acquires TriCalm® product line from Cosmederm BioScience
August 16, 2016
(August 16, 2016) Life Wear Technologies, a leading supplier of both branded and private label sports medicine products, has acquired the TriCalm® line of anti-itch products from Cosmederm Bioscience of San Diego, CA .
Life Wear is the manufacturer of CryoMAX® Cold Therapy Reusable Cold Packs and the recently launched ThermalMAX® Long Lasting Heat Packs. Life Wear also offers an expansive line of Health Supports, Tapes & Bandages to retailers around the globe.
The addition of TriCalm will expand Life Wear’s reach to over-the-counter medicine. The TriCalm line of products includes TriCalm Hydrogel, TriCalm Clinical Repair Cream, and TriCalm Extra Strength Spray. Terms of the sale between the two privately held companies were not disclosed.
“The TriCalm brand is an excellent fit for our company,” said Life Wear Technologies Co-founder and CEO Brad Waugh. “It is a natural extension of our product offering and allows us to leverage and strengthen our existing relationships with national and regional retailers. We’ll also continue to partner with Cosmederm, as our ultimate goal is to deliver new and innovative products to our end consumers.”
“Life Wear Technologies will be investing strongly in TriCalm brand media and marketing programs to drive in-store sales for our retail partners,” Albert Greer Jr., Life Wear President & COO, explained.
TriCalm is a non-steroidal compound that provides fast and effective relief from minor skin irritation caused by poison ivy, insect bites and other skin conditions that cause itching, burning and stinging.
“TriCalm is a very successful product and it’s time to turn over the sales, marketing and distribution to the professionals at Life Wear,” explains Cosmederm CEO Joseph Pike. “It will allow us to focus on our strengths in the field of drug development.”
“We are very excited about this deal with Life wear technologies,” added Ramin Eghbali, President of Cosmederm Bioscience. “We know that with their experience and expertise, Tricalm and the future Tricalm family of products have a bright future ahead of them.”
About Cosmederm Bioscience, Inc.:
Cosmederm Bioscience, Inc. is a privately held biotechnology company focused on discovery, formulation and development of compounds focused on non-steroidal topical treatment options and non-opioid treatment of pain and inflammation.
About Life Wear Technologies:
Life Wear Technologies, LLC was established in 1974 as one of the original manufacturers of Sports Medicine products. The company began selling its products to athletic trainers, institutions, sporting goods dealers and professional teams throughout the US market. After gaining notoriety as a leading innovator in the sporting goods arena, the company shifted its focus to the rapidly growing first aid and pharmacy market. In addition to the health supports, Life Wear Technologies began manufacturing elastic bandages, athletic tape and eventually hot & cold therapy products to become the first one-source solution for private label Sports Medicine products. Today, Life Wear Technologies is a leading supplier of both private label and branded Sports Medicine products sold in chain drug, food and mass merchant retailers.